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Stephen "Steve" Lynn Parker

Stephen L. "Steve" Parker, 61, resident of 1696 Nation Rd. husband of Catherine Harris Parker passed away Monday Aug. 6, 2012 at Abbeville Area Medical Center.

Born in Abbeville, SC he was the son of Marion "Buck" Below Parker and Betty Powell Parker.

Steve was a 1969 graduate of Abbeville High School and received his Degree from Clemson University in 1973. Steve was a retired supervisor with Milliken Textiles Company after 35 years of service. He was a member of Bells United Methodist Church. Steve was also an avid Clemson Tiger fan and enjoyed life and being with his family and many friends.

Survivors include his loving wife Catherine Harris Parker of the home; a daughter Graham P. Moroney and her husband Brian of Clemson, SC; his parents Marion "Buck" Below Parker and Betty Powell Parker of Abbeville, SC; 1 brother David Parker and his wife Lana of Gaffney, SC; 2 grandchildren Parker and Campbell Moroney.

He was preceded in death by a son Benjamin Barrett Parker.

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM in Bells United Methodist Church Cemetery with Mr. Nowell Copley officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Tuesday evening at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home. The family is at the home 1696 Nation Rd. Abbeville, SC.

Memorials may be made in memory of Steve to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, SC Chapter, 537 Long Point Rd. Suite 203 Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Tuesday Aug. 7, 2012
6:00 until 8:00 PM


Bells United Methodist Church Cemetery
2540 Flat Rock Road
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012
11:00 AM

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I am so sorry for your loss. May "the God of all comfort" (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) comfort and soothe your heart. His promises, found in the Holy Scriptures, can offer much hope. It assures us at John 5:28,29 that our loved ones will be remembered and brought back to life in the resurrection. Please allow God's Word to strengthen you and help you to endure this most difficult time.

G.Ford Dec 10 2013 12:00 AM

My family and I send our condolences. We all knew Steve and David through high school sports and hanging around on the "square" of Abbeville. Our prayers are with all of you during this time or sorrow. Dianne, Tommy, Annette and Sheila

Sheila McConnell Aug 13 2012 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Steve's death. He was a wonderful person and always so king and thoughtful. I know he will be missed by all who knew him. You will all be in my thoughts and praayers

Margaret Napier Tsantakis Aug 10 2012 12:00 AM

Cathy & Graham, I was saddened to hear of your loss of Steve. Please know my thoughts and prayers will be with you.

Sandy Scott Aug 10 2012 12:00 AM

You may not remember me, but you were my Homeroom Teacher in the 12Th grade at MCCormick High back in 1983. I often think about you and I was shocked to see Steve's Obit in the Paper. I want you to know that I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your husband. I never meet him, but if he was anything like yourself, I'm sure he was a great man. May God Bless You and Strenghten you in during this difficult time. As the kids use to call me. Ann Parker

Angela Martin Aug 10 2012 12:00 AM

Cathy,Sorry to hear about Steve's death.My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during your time of sorrow.

Brenda Boyd Hill Aug 8 2012 12:00 AM

Kathy, You are in my thoughts and prayers. You have lost your best friend. So, sorry. Paula

Paula Weis Aug 8 2012 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to hear about Steve's passing. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

Cathy Hagen Aug 8 2012 12:00 AM

Cathy, my heart grieves with yours today. Steve was larger than life, and many will miss him. May God comfort and bless you and your family in the days ahead.

Trudi Price Estes Aug 8 2012 12:00 AM

Cathy, My heart hurts for you today sweet friend. You are all in my prayers.

Robbie Caldwell Aug 8 2012 12:00 AM

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